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Fave Quotes From 2014 Aussie Open Pre-Tourney Press

Q. WTA is still looking for a title sponsor. Do you ever think of putting up the money? MARIA SHARAPOVA: I’m still a start‑up company (laughter). I’m not sure I have the money they need. If they’re willing to give me a discount, no problem. Read or watch Maria’s full press conference. Q. What was […]

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Quote Of The Day: Rafa Explains Shirt Change

You have to hand it to the Chinese journalists for asking some of the most creative questions on the Tour. I thoroughly enjoyed this question, as I’m sure many of you will as well, about Rafael Nadal and his shirt changing procedure: Q. During the match you were sweating and you change your T‑shirt. Is […]

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Reflections: Wimbledon Day 4

Photo of the day: Always been a fan of Kimiko Date Krumm and the 42-year-old star is making waves at Wimbledon. Upset of the day: Igor Sijsling def. [17] Milos Raonic 7-5, 6-4, 7-6. Other seed upsets: Marina Erakovic def. [24] Shuai Peng 7-6, 6-2; Madison Keys def. [30] Mona Barthel 6-4, 6-2; Jelena Jankovic […]

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Reflections: Wimbledon Day 3

Where does one begin? A lot happened at Wimbledon today and this is only a snippet of what went down. Photo of the day: Slip, slide, fall, crash…. whatever you want to call it, it happened a lot today. Upset of the day: Sergiy Stakhovsky def. [3] Roger Federer 6-7, 7-6, 7-5, 7-6. The ITF […]

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Reflections: Roland Garros Day 6

Match of the day: [32] Tommy Robredo def. Gael Monfils 2-6, 6-7, 6-2, 7-6, 6-2. Other matches that went the distance: [15] Gilles Simon def. [18] Sam Querrey 2-6, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6, 6-2; [8] Janko Tipsarevic def. Fernando Verdasco 7-6, 6-1, 3-6, 5-7, 8-6; Stefanie Voegele def. Kaia Kanepi 7-6, 3-6, 8-6; [19] John Isner […]

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Reflections: Roland Garros Day 2

Photo of the day: This picture only captures an ounce of Gael Monfils’ energy. Match/Upset of the day: Gael Monfils def. [5] Tomas Berdych 7-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-7, 7-5. Other seed upsets: Zuzana Kucova def. [24] Julia Goerges 7-6, 6-0; Svetlana Kuznetsova def. [22] Ekaterina Makarova 6-4, 6-2; A match that carried over from yesterday, […]

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Happy Slam Reflections: Day 10

Match of the day: [2] Roger Federer went the distance to def. [7] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3. Upset of the day: [29] Sloane Stephens def. [3] Serena Williams 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. After her win, she went straight to her chair for her smartphone (oh, kids) and told Pam Shriver she had 145 […]

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Federer Reflects On Upcoming Olympics, Family And More

Roger Federer spoke today with a select group of hand-picked journalists at a Hotel in Feusisberg, Switzerland with Lake Zurich in the background. No managers. No PR people. Just Roger. Here are some of my favorite highlights (roughly translated): Wimbledon and the Olympics: “Wimbledon is special. A few weeks after that we have the opportunity […]

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Quote Of The Day: Dancing With The Sharapova

“Even though I like to dance and all, there’s something about dancing in prom costumes in front of national television that is just not very appealing to me. Like is it a lot of practise or is it personality?” - Maria Sharapova on why she will never do Dancing With The Stars (Photo: AP)

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Quotes Of The Day: Federer, Social Media Superstar

This week, while he was busy winning Dubai, Roger Federer passed 10 million fans on his Facebook page. He said: “I don’t know if the 10 million are on live score or watching my match, but I definitely feel the great support by my followers and social network, [and] how they’re into it.” The best […]

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